Elderberry Bushes
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Black lace elderberry

Zone Windsor Ontario | Anonymous added on June 9, 2019 | Answered

My black lace elderberry hs growing to large, can I cut it back to ground level

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 10, 2019

It will not likely kill it, but it might not fruit for a few years if you do this. I would completely cut out some canes, while leaving a few to produce. They need this old cane to fruit properly. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/elderberry/pruning-an-elderberry.htm

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